POLICY OFFICER - Position description

  • Full Time
    Brisbane CBD

A great career opportunity is now available for a Policy Officer, working within a team to develop and implement policy which contributes to a profitable and sustainable cane growing industry. This position will support the delivery of a range of policy projects across farm inputs and research, economics, environment and sustainability.  
The Policy Officer will work closely across an experienced policy team, undertaking research and a range of project support and analysis to assist the team to develop and implement a comprehensive set of policies to achieve CANEGROWERS’ ambitious strategic vision and goals.  They will assist policy unit members and CANEGROWERS management in carrying out their tasks, which include:

  • Assist in developing policy positions and implementation plans
  • Researching issues related to CANEGROWERS policy positions
  • Collecting and analyzing data relevant to industry issues
  • Assisting with the preparation of reports and submissions
  • Responding to requests, both internal and external
  • Engaging with stakeholders outside the organisation, e.g. government, industry organisations and other rural bodies
  • Analysis and preparation of policy documents, working alongside CANEGROWERS Policy Committees.

The Person
The successful candidate will have strong research and written skills, some experience in policy analysis, a pro-active approach with confidence in identifying and using a variety of information sources to provide evidence to support project development, delivery and evaluation.  Qualifications in agriculture, agribusiness, economics or science is required.  Ideally, the successful candidate will have 2+ years’ experience in a relevant position and some knowledge of policy development process including:

  • Data Collection and management
  • Modelling and analysis
  • Report and submission preparation and communication
  • Knowledge of government procedures and structures
  • Ability to engage with senior management and members

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